Marble is a type of basic supplies that occurs to be fairly fashionable proper now. Which appears unusual to say a basic décor merchandise is fashionable, however there it’s. One dilemma with incorporating marble into one’s décor may be the price – marble, luxe as it’s, isn’t cheap.
However there are undoubtedly methods you possibly can combine marble items that add sophistication and magnificence to your area with out breaking the financial institution. This DIY marble serving tray is simply such a approach. And, bonus, it’s an easy and easy DIY that you would be able to shortly full…and luxuriate in for a very long time afterward.
DIY Venture: Ornamental Marble Tray
DIY Degree: Newbie
- One (1) marble tile of your selection (instance exhibits 12” x 12” tile)
- Two (2) cupboard pulls of your selection
- 4 (four) vinyl bumpers, half″ or bigger really helpful
- Loctite GO2 Gel (or different adhesive applicable to be used with stone and metallic)
- Spray paint (optionally available, for pulls)
- Measuring tape (non-compulsory, not proven)
Step 1: Spray paint hardware (elective).
In case your hardware isn’t the colour you need, begin issues off by spray portray them the colour that may be just right for you. I used a delicate gold spray paint + primer by Krylon, however you may use something. Let these dry utterly.
Step 2: Place vinyl bumpers.
Rigorously flip your marble tile over and place your 4 vinyl bumpers on the tile’s underside corners.
Push the bumpers securely to ensure they adhere.
We’re midway achieved already, are you able to consider it?
Step three: Glue handles onto tray.
When your hardware is totally dry (in the event you’ve painted it), you’re prepared to connect them to your marble tile. Seize a measuring tape and have it useful. Then put a small but enough dab of Loctite GO2 Gel onto each attachment ends of 1 deal with – the objective is to use sufficient that it’ll cowl the small spherical hardware finish however not squeeze out far and wide when pressed down.
Utilizing the measuring tape as a information, middle the deal with over the tile…
…and punctiliously set it down, then press. Make sure that your deal with is centered and in addition parallel to the sting of your tile.
If any adhesive squeezed out, use a barely damp paper towel to rigorously wipe it away. Your deal with will slide round in the event you contact it at this level, so take care to not transfer the deal with itself.
After wiping across the hooked up hardware part, I feel it seems to be a lot cleaner. Repeat Step three for the opposite deal with.
Step four: Let dry.
You’ll need to set your tray in a protected place the place it gained’t be disturbed till it’s utterly dry and set, about 24 hours. Don’t contact…however you’ll be able to undoubtedly admire!
Step 5: Take pleasure in your stylish new tray!
Whereas the adhesive is robust when it’s dry, it’s dangerous to attempt to decide up your marble tray with the handles alone. So don’t do it! All the time decide up and carry the tray by the marble tile itself.
We hope you benefit from the spot of sophistication this DIY marble tray lends to your area, wherever it might be. For being such a simple challenge, the top end result is a beautiful element.